Category Archives: right action

Cooking Our Potatoes

Excerpt from “Peace is Every Step” by Thich Nhat Hanh Anger is rooted in our lack of understanding of ourselves and of the causes, deep-seated as well as immediate, that brought about this unpleasant state of affairs. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Anger is like a Blazing Flame

Excerpt from Human Kindness Foundation post “Discovering the True Nature of Your Anger” by Thich Nhat Hanh Anger is like a blazing flame that burns up our self-control and causes us to say and do things that we regret later. … Continue reading

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Invoking the Bodhisattvas’ Names

From “Chanting from the Heart: Buddhist Ceremonies and Daily Practices” by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village We invoke your name, Avalokiteshvara. We aspire to learn your way of listening in order to help relieve … Continue reading

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Sangha Bell Practice

Excerpt from Snowflower.org blog post “Sangha Bell Practice” by SnowFlower practioners “The bell master holds and protects the space for everyone.” How to Invite the Bell (by SnowFlower practioners) What helps me is to very much center in my body … Continue reading

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Compassionate Activism

Excerpt from Buddhistdoor Global (BDG) post on 12-29-2017 Sister Chan Khong, the eldest monastic member of the Plum Village community established by the influential Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and one of his closest collaborators and students, has written … Continue reading

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EARTH PEACE TREATY COMMITMENT SHEET

From Thich Nhat Hanh, “The World We Have” This sheet offers a number of steps we can take to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint. Please look over this and, if you feel inspired, commit to a few or … Continue reading

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The Radical Power of Humility

Excerpt from The Radical Power of Humility –by Nipun Mehta, Jul 07, 2015 The question is no longer if we can afford our humility, but rather can we really afford our own arrogance? Without humility, our overblown sense of entitlement disconnects us. … Continue reading

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